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As well as cutting air, sea and land links with Doha , three of the countries involved - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE - ordered Qatari citizens to leave within 14 days. Mohammed al-Sada said in a statement: "circumstances in the region shall not prevent the state of Qatar from honouring its global commitment of cutting its oil production".
  • Trump tweets hurting legal case - key adviser's husband

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    Trump has presented the measure, which seeks to halt entry to the U.S. for 90 days for people from several predominantly Muslim countries and bar refugees for four months, as essential to prevent attacks in the US. It has now been approximately 130 days since President Trump issued the first executive order on January 27, 2017. The appeals court had found that the plaintiffs in the case were likely to succeed at trial in showing that the policy violates USA constitutional prohibitions on ...
  • United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

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    In an article for the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and to notice surging support for the opposition Labour Party. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. An online petition demanding a Tory-DUP minority government is stopped has amassed more than 580,000 signatures, amid concerns over its stance on gay rights, abortion and the death ...
  • The Latest: Le Pen calls turnout catastrophic in France vote

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    Turnout was markedly down on Sunday compared with the last parliamentary election, reflecting a degree of fatalism among Macron's opponents in the face of his advance as well as a degree of election fatigue, experts said. Very few lawmakers are expected to be elected directly in the first round - which requires an outright majority accounting for at least a quarter of registered voters.
  • Tehran terror attacks' mastermind killed by security forces

    Tehran terror attacks' mastermind killed by security forces

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    That clip is the so-called message from the Tehran attackers, the video shows three masked men sitting on a floor holding automatic rifles who speaks sorani dialect. The minister said the terrorist had fled the country after the attacks claimed by the Islamic State (IS) but did not reveal his identity or the country where he was killed.
  • Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege

    Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege

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    Almost 2,000 civilians remain trapped in the area under the group's control after a majority of the city's 200,000 inhabitants fled. U.S. military involvement on the island of Mindanao, 800 kilometers (497 miles) south of Manila, would mark a turn in strains exemplified by President Rodrigo Duterte's past pledges to expel U.S.
  • Macron's Republic on the Move Leading in French Parliamentary Vote

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    The Socialist Party, which had dominated the outgoing lower house, is likely to pick up 7 percent. Seat projections showed Mr Macron's camp going on to win between 390 and 445 seats in the 577-member National Assembly after next Sunday's second round - continuing his centrist revolution which has left France's traditional parties in tatters.
  • Sen. Reed: Trump Should Give Statements to Mueller, Not Congress

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    He's going to leave anything else to the lawyers. I think this is going to be a witch hunt. "I would expect at some point, not right away, but at some point that Mr. "I think that's where you see the president really coming into Washington unaware of the norms and expectations that govern this city and kind of running like that bull in a China shop into a harsh reality which is the Mueller investigation , which as we talked about, shows no signs of slowing down, even though the ...
  • Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

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    On Thursday, Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss his firing, which occurred in May, the investigation into any potential ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign and the possibility Trump may have obstructed justice when he put pressure on Comey to drop the investigation into Gen.
  • Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

    Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

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    With Labour , the Lib Dems and SNP staunchly opposed to the expansion of grammar schools, changing the funding formula and raising tuition fees beyond what they are now, any law that goes through the House of Commons in the next five years - if that - will be judged by a more representative parliament than just a Tory majority.
  • Luke Bryan rooftop gig set to kick off Game 6

    Luke Bryan rooftop gig set to kick off Game 6

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    The team that has won Game 5 in a 2-2 series has gone on to win the Cup 71 percent (17 of 24) of the time since 1939. But considering that the home team has gone only 44-41 during the playoffs this year, running the table at home is a bit unsual.
  • Voters start on picking candidates to replace Chris Christie

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    Six Democrats and five Republicans are on the ballot Tuesday to succeed Christie, who is term-limited and is set to leave office in January. Lt. Gov. "I've worked with her for eight years and I believe that she's the best person in the Republican primary to represent the party in the fall and to retain the governorship", Christie told reporters.